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UK judge to allow Nigeria to appeal ruling on $9 billion P&ID case

LONDON/LAGOS (Reuters) – A British judge on Thursday gave Nigeria permission to seek to overturn a ruling that would have allowed a private firm to

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NNPC explains cause of Sunday’s deadly explosion in FESTAC area of Lagos

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has finally issued a statement to the public, explaining the actual cause of Sunday’s catastrophic explosion in FESTAC, Lagos.  According to the

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Shell makes new gas discovery in Browse basin

Author: Rick Wilkinson Shell Australia reported a gas-condensate discovery from Bratwurst-1 wildcat in the Browse basin offshore Western Australia. Bratwurst-1 is in Shell’s 100%-owned and

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Nigeria: Otakikpo field partners ‘sanction’ phase two development

Lekoil and Green Energy International have sanctioned Phase Two of the development plan of the Otakikpo field offshore Nigeria, but they are still working to

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Shelf Drilling grabs another extension in Nigeria

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a one-year extension for the Trident XIV jack-up rig offshore Nigeria. The rig owner said on Monday that

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Nigeria’s Dangote Refinery to Start Operating in Early 2021

Nigeria’s Dangote refinery, which is being built privately by Africa’s richest man, is scheduled to be at full capacity in the middle of 2021. The

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FAEO – President’s World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development Message

1. Introduction It is with my great joy and pleasure that the Federation of African Engineering Organisations (FAEO) joins the rest of the world in

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Best Practices in Advanced Data Science: Lessons for the Oil and Gas Industry

Key takeaways The oil and gas industry — which frequently operates at the cutting edge of science and engineering — stands to benefit considerably from

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UAE’s Latest Natural Gas Discovery Is A Gamechanger

The Persian Gulf is, without doubt, the most prominent oil and gas production area in the world. After decades of intensive exploration and production, the

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OPEC Fears US Output May Dim Prospects Of Its Oil Demand

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, has raised fear of possible lower demand for its crude oil in 2020 even as global demand rises,